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Configuring Antispam

This chapter includes the following sections:

  • Preparation for configuring Antispam function
  • Configuring Antispam function

Preparing

Before enabling Antispam, make the following preparations:

  1. Make sure your system version supports Antispam.
  2. Import an Antispam license and reboot. The Antispam will be enabled after the rebooting.
To assure a proper connection to the cloud server, you need to configure a DNS server for StoneOS before configuring the anti-spam.

Configuring Antispam Function

The Antispam configurations are based on security zones or policies.

  • If a security zone is configured with the Antispam function, system will perform detection on the traffic that is matched to the binding zone specified in the rule, and then do according to what you specified.
  • If a policy rule is configured with the threat protection function, system will perform detection on the traffic that is matched to the policy rule you specified, and then respond.
  • The threat protection configurations in a policy rule is superior to that in a zone rule if specified at the same time, and the threat protection configurations in a destination zone is superior to that in a source zone if specified at the same time.

To realize the zone-based Antispam, take the following steps:

  1. Create a zone. For more information, refer to Security Zone.

  2. In the Zone Configuration dialog, select Threat Protection tab.

  3. Enable the threat protection you need and select an Anti-Spam rule from the profile drop-down list below; or you can click Add Profile from the profile drop-down list. To create an Anti-Spam rule, see Configuring an Anti-Spam Rule.
  4. Click OK to save the settings.

To realize the zone-based Antispam, take the following steps:

  1. Create a security policy rule. For more information, refer to Security Policy.

  2. In the Policy Configuration dialog box, select the Protection tab.

  3. Select the Enable check box of Antispam. Then select an Antispam rule from the Profile drop-down list, or you can click Add Profile from the Profile drop-down list to create an Anti-Spam rule. For more information, see Configuring an Anti-spam Rule.
  4. Click OK to save the settings.

Configuring an Antispam Rule

To configure an Antispam rule, take the following steps:

  1. Select Object > Antispam > Profile.
  2. Click New

  3. Click OK.
By default, system comes with one default spams filtering rules: predef_default. The default rule is not allowed to edit or delete.